China's Concentration Camps: What's at Stake?

China's Concentration Camps: What's at Stake?

Friday, January 11, 2019
Monday, January 28, 2019 6-8pm Perkins 217 Credible reports have revealed that China has detained over a million Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslims in internment camps, where they are forced to denounce their religion and ethnic identity. An Uyghur survivor of the camp system, Mihrigul Tursun,... Read More »
Julie Chu

"Airing Grievances and the Atmospherics of Chinese Legal Reform"

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Cultural Anthropology is pleased to present Airing Grievances and the Atmospherics of Chinese Legal Reform Julie Y. Chu Dr. Chu is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Chicago and the author of Cosmologies of Credit: Transnational Mobility and the Politics of... Read More »
Featured Spring 2019 Course

"Millennial Capitalism: Global Perspectives” (CULANTH 530S)

Friday, October 26, 2018
The John Hope Franklin Center has chosen to feature Prof. Anne-Maria Makhulu's "Millennial Capitalism: Global Perspectives” (CULANTH 530S) course in its spring 2019 global course highlights. Please join us in spreading word about this fantastic... Read More »

The #metoo Movement Comes to the Kitchen

Thursday, September 27, 2018
The #metoo Movement Comes to the Kitchen The free, public events Alexander organized include a conversation with Severson and other food writers Thursday, Oct. 4, at the Durham Hotel and a Friday, Oct. 5, panel discussion on ‘Violence in the Kitchen’ at 11 a.m. at Duke’s Forum for Scholars and... Read More »

Eric Oberstien nominated for a Latin Grammy Award

Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Eric Oberstein graduated from Duke in 2007 with a degree in Cultural Anthropology.   He is currently a producer and Associate Director, Duke Performances as well as Adjunct Faculty, Arts Management and Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Duke.  An album Eric produced, Back to... Read More »

Jieun Cho wins best graduate student paper prize for the Society of East Asian Anthropology.

Friday, September 21, 2018
Jieun Cho wins the 2018 Theodore C. Bestor Prize for Outstanding Graduate Student Paper for the Society of East Asian Anthropology.  She will be awarded the prize at American Anthropological Association Meetings in November.     

Charlie Thompson: Small towns can rebuild from the ground up.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Fellows’ Summer Research Considers the Anthropocene in Madagascar, Japan, and Birmingham, Alabama

Friday, June 8, 2018
Jieun Cho’s research will take her to Japan this summer, where she will be meeting with refugees and returnees of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster. “I will continue to work with the nuclear-affected, as well as scientists, lawyers, and activists, to see how low-level exposure to radiation is... Read More »
America's Sacred Spaces - Bass Connections

America's Sacred Spaces - Bass Connections

Friday, May 4, 2018
America’s Sacred Spaces A new documentary research initiative poised to tell the stories of 40 essential American places that enhance our understanding of the United States The United States possesses singular places where citizens and others can visit to absorb elements of the nation’s depth... Read More »